April 27, 2017 – After holding off for years, Congress and the Department of Transportation are poised to take action this year to regulate the development of autonomous vehicles.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Autonomous Vehicles
April 14, 2017 – Arlington, Texas has joined Contra Costa County, California in exploring the use of self-driving buses. But do the economics of the deals make sense?
April 14, 2017 – Could taxation help alleviate the harms that automation could bring to the transportation workforce?
April 7, 2017 – “It is my goal to make Virginia the capital of automated vehicles.” McAuliffe proclaimed at an event hosted by the Eno Center for Transportation for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
April 7, 2017 – On March 30, the Eno Center for Transportation organized a workshop in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia to tackle the most difficult issues in AV policy at the state level.
March 29, 2017 – Uber’s automated vehicles are back on the road following a collision in Tempe, Arizona last week when one of its self-driving vehicles was struck and rolled onto its side.
March 29, 2017 – On Tuesday, March 28, the House Energy & Committee Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (DCCP) held a hearing to better understand the capabilities and limitations of AV technology as it progresses.
March 23, 2017 – A series of three interviews with transportation leaders hosted by Axios featured bipartisan perspectives from Emil Frankel of the Eno Center for Transportation, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D), and House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA).
March 9, 2017 – For nearly a decade, a consortium of tech firms and auto manufacturers has roved the West, pioneering autonomous vehicle technology far from federal regulators in Washington, D.C. But today, the era of the devil-may-care Silicon Valley cowboy is over – and the age of (mostly) rule abiding autonomous vehicle development as begun.
March 3, 2017 – After nearly a month of relative silence, Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao appeared at the National Governors’ Association winter meeting on Sunday to discuss emerging technologies and the president’s $1 trillion infrastructure proposal.
February 24, 2017 – Recent observations of how humans act behind the wheel of Level 2 autonomous vehicles, such as Tesla’s Autopilot feature, indicate that it is easy to lose focus. Even worse, the current structure is handing the hot potato back to the human in a complex and potentially dangerous situation that they may not be prepared to handle.
February 17, 2017 – At a February 14 hearing before House Energy & Commerce’s newly-minted Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee, automakers and Lyft made an impassioned appeal to Congress:
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At Eno’s Capital Convergence conference, held last month, one of the sessions examined the impact that existing and imminent new technologies will have on the freight sector.
The relationship between Uber and city officials in Pittsburgh, the transportation network company’s test site for self-driving cars, appears to be on the rocks.
February 8, 2017 – As autonomous vehicles have rushed into the spotlight, many states and cities have worked to understand how to best accommodate the emerging technology while ensuring its safe deployment. But the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has one word of advice for those states: stop.
February 8, 2017 On January 31st, Uber and Daimler announced an agreement to deploy autonomous vehicles on Uber’s ridesharing network. It was rumored that Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes, received an order from Uber for 100,000 Mercedes S-Class cars from Uber last March. While representatives of both companies later debunked the rumor, an amicable […]
Eno hosted a panel at its recent Capital Convergence conference on AVs and what recent federal guidelines mean for the industry.
Kelley Coyner and Lisa Nisenson led the capstone session of Eno’s Capital Convergence, Taking it to the Streets: Creating the Strategies to bring an AV Shuttle to the Region At Eno’s Capital Convergence conference, technology leaders like David Woessner of Local Motors demonstrated that transformative transportation technologies – including autonomous vehicles (AVs) – already exist […]
Smart transportation technologies, including ridesharing, automated, and connected vehicles, must be incorporated into cities in a way that complements our existing transportation system.
January 25, 2017 – On January 19, the last full day of Secretary Foxx’s tenure, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) checked the last item off of its list with the release of its vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) deployment guidance.